Posted on 09/26/2022 at 03:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

A memorial service was held last week for author Joan Didion, who died in December. Wednesday's event at the Episcopal...

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Posted on 09/23/2022 at 07:01 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

It’s a rough morning for historical-fiction fans. Hilary Mantel, the award-winning author of the Wolf Hall trilogy, died yesterday at...

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Posted on 09/12/2022 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Spanish novelist Javier Marías has died at age seventy. The Associated Press reports that Marías — who published fifteen novels,...

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Posted on 09/07/2022 at 10:35 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Two more literary figures have passed away. The New York Times has obituaries for both literary agent Sterling Lord and...

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Posted on 09/06/2022 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Author Barbara Ehrenreich, best known for her experiment on living on minimum wage, died Thursday at the age of eighty-one....

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Posted on 08/15/2022 at 11:07 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Bestselling author Nicholas Evans has died at the age of seventy-two. Evans was well known for The Horse Whisperer, which...

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Posted on 08/12/2022 at 02:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The world is saying goodbye to another literary artist this week. Jean-Jacques Sempé, who illustrated the French children’s book series...

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Posted on 08/11/2022 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Raymond Briggs, who wrote and illustrated books over the course of six decades, has died. One might characterize his works...

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Posted on 08/08/2022 at 12:17 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Bookworms who love history are mourning today, as news broke of David McCullough's passing. His daughter confirmed to the media...

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Posted on 08/04/2022 at 08:05 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Melissa Bank, best known as the author of The Girls' Guide to Hunting and Fishing, has died. Her publisher confirmed...

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